Natalie Portman weds Black Swan beau Benjamin Millepied


Natalie Portman married Benjamin Millepied at a ceremony at a home in Big Sur on Saturday. Choreographer Millepied and Portman famously met on the set of “Black Swan” and have a 14-month-old son. The bride reportedly wore a white, 1950s-style gown, full-skirted and nipped in at the waist. [People]  [Grazia]

Actress Lily Collins is a new celebrity ambassador for Movado. The star of “Mirror Mirror” will be seen in the timepiece brand’s fall ad campaign. [WWD]

Whitney Port has taken to crowd-sourcing site Indiegogo to try to raise $50,000 to put on her New York Fashion Week show in September. It seems somewhat unlikely the former star of “The Hills” actually needs the money.  [Jezebel]

Women’s Wear Daily reports that Bill Blass Limited has canceled its September runway show and fired women’s designer Jeffrey Monteiro and the rest of his nine-person team. [WWD]  (Subscription required.)

The women of the Silicon Valley are breaking away from the geeky look cultivated by some of the male entrepreneurs. Instead of jeans and sweats, they’re decked out in Chanel and Oscar de la Renta. [New York Times] 

Victoria Beckham is adding an optical line to her fashion empire. It’s scheduled to debut in October, but you can get a glimpse of what the frames will look like now. She’s wearing a pair in the September issue of Glamour. [Styleite] .

Shoppers, it seems, are getting fed up with poor customer service in stores. And since shopping options on the Internet are better than ever, brick and mortar retailers are having to improve in the service arena. [WWD]  (Subscription required.)


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